Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Shake 'em Up

Slim Green

Shake 'em Up

Canton Records


Instrumental. The label was owned by Dick "Huggy Boy" Hugg (1928 - 2006), a radio disc jockey in Los Angeles, California. He named this label after Canton, Ohio, where he was born.

Down-home blues guitarist and singer, Slim Green (real name Norman G. Green) was born in Bryant, Texas in 1920. He cut singles in the 40′s, 50′s and 60′s for labels such as J & M Fullbright, Murray, Dig, Canton and Geenote. He 1970 he cut his only full length LP, Stone Down Blues, for Kent backed by Johnny Otis and his son Shuggie.

He died in Los Angeles in 1975.



  1. I love that record cover. I googled the LP title and found a YouTube video with one track from the LP: